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New York Times, Saturday, March 29, 1958

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,196

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Cat call. : MIAOW
6
Horseshoe part to prevent slipping. : CALK
10
Scolded. : CHID
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Of stars: Comb. form. : ASTRO
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Church image. : ICON
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Olympian lady. : HERA
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Man of power. : TITAN
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Boat with twin hulls. : CATAMARAN
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Stick by one's guns. : STANDPAT
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Chain. : CATENA
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Agreed: Slang. : GEED
24
Comic theatrical sketch. : SKIT
25
Back fence noise. : CATERWAUL
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International golf match for pros. : RYDER
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Set against. : AVERSE
34
Entice. : LURE
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Dined. : ATE
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Very small. : TINY
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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National theatre group. : ANTA
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Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
42
Old lyrelike instrument. : ASOR
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Part of a file. : FOLDER
45
Brazilian port. : NATAL
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Great upheaval. : CATACLYSM
49
Cook. : BAKE
51
Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
52
Bright, as a clear night sky. : STARRY
55
Taking by subtle means. : STEALING
59
Cougar. : CATAMOUNT
61
Citizen. : VOTER
62
Dry. : ARID
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Where the Cheshire cat appeared. : TREE
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___ two (a few). : ONEOR
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Kind of recorder. : TAPE
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United. : ONED
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O'Casey and namesakes. : SEANS
Down
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Doilies. : MATS
2
"It's clever, but ___ Art?" : ISIT
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The sweetsop. : ATTA
4
Place to raise citrus fruit. : ORANGERY
5
Miracles. : WONDERS
6
Locust. : CICADA
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Skin ___ (do a gymnastic stunt). : ACAT
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A great deal. : LOT
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Dexterity. : KNACK
10
Talkative. : CHATTY
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At this point. : HERE
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Baghdad Pact member. : IRAN
13
Well-known Sun editor. : DANA
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Mayor, in Marseilles. : MAIRE
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Phoebe birds. : PEWEES
24
Insult. : SLUR
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"___ a Hot Tin Roof." : CATON
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City in Spain. : AVILA
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Doctrine. : TENET
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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First-class: Slang. : DANDY
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Feminine endings. : ETTES
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Provide with new weapons. : REARM
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Supply with a new front. : REFACE
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Wedding: Fr. : NOCE
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Solo, or early Berlin song. : ALLALONE
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Fear. : ALARM
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Books having 8mo pages. : OCTAVOS
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Wear away. : ABRADE
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Made lace with a shuttle. : TATTED
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Chief cultural center of Japan. : KYOTO
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Command to a cat. : SCAT
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Capital of old Irish kings. : TARA
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Eagerly expecting. : ATIP
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Weapon in Koko's song. : SNEE
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Kind of light. : NEON
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Canine sounds. : GRRS
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Coffee holder. : URN

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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